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AFC MAINS ANIMAL-FREE MEAT COLLARDS CORN FRUIT MOLASSES ORANGE, LEMON, LIME RICE

Beefless Tips And Collards For Africa

BEEFLESS TIPS AND COLLARDS FOR AFRICA The universe won’t hand over it’s plant-eating animals to satisfy the African flesh and blood lust. Oh my God these collards are animal-free? No way! Special recipe designed for Africa with a conscience – Africa forever in my soul! I didn’t have to eat you! Thank God for that! […]

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CHEF'S HELPER WORKING WITH GARLIC

Peeling Whole Garlic Bulb

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CHEF'S HELPER

Shredding Margarine Sticks

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AFC DESSERT CARROTS COOKIES/CAKES

Pecan Prune Carrot Cookies

PECAN PRUNE CARROT COOKIES I made two forms of cookie: one rustic, drop by teaspoon on the baking sheet, and the other more refined, rolled in palm then placed on the sheet. They both taste the same. If you want a bakery-style look, then roll them, if a homemade look, drop them. I varied baking […]

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AFC GUIDES

Cooling To Room Temperature vs Warming To Room Temperature 

Cooling To Room Temperature vs Warming To room Temperature  I’ve never been at ease with cooling down or more specifically removing from heat and letting cool to room temperature. Whatever you’re cooking, it doesn’t matter. If it’s on the burner it’s hot – very hot. The term cooling to room temperature just wasn’t accurate – […]

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AFC SALAD & DRESSING AFC SAUCES & CONDIMENTS ANIMAL-FREE MILK PRODUCTS CARROTS CUCUMBER

Curry Almond Dressing Sauce

CURRY ALMOND DRESSING SAUCE Sweet, savory and tart. Creamy almond butter and almondmilk. Smoky, spice with a touch of heat! Served over an Original Indo-Japanese Coleslaw! Made to impress, not to redress! Makes 3-3/4 cups

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AFC MAINS BEANS-LEGUMES PASTA TVP/Textured Veg Protein

Beef And Bean Macaroni

BEEF AND BEAN MACARONI One of those simple comfort food dishes. Kicked up a bit just because we can! Beans A-F Beef Tomatoes Macaroni bring back memories of comfort! Makes 8 cups beef and bean mix plus 8 servings macaroni

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ANIMAL-FREE MEAT TOPPERS and CRUMBLES TVP/Textured Veg Protein

TVP Crumble

TVP CRUMBLE Looking for a simple easy to make beef-style crumble that can also pass as a pork or turkey crumble? TVP is ready to impress! Lots of uses, so Use AWAY! Makes 2 cups

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AFC MAINS FRUIT POTATO

Stove-Top Scallop Potatoes And Apples

Originally posted on ANIMAL-FREE SOUS-CHEF PRIME CONTENT™ NEW:
STOVE-TOP SCALLOP POTATOES AND APPLES Potatoes, apples, almond milk and a few flavorings make this stove-top scallop potato and apple dish reach all the high notes! No accompaniments needed today! Serves 6 2 c. ALMOND BREEZE 30 calorie per 8 oz. unsweetened ORIGINAL almond milk 2 T.…

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AFC APPETIZER AFC GOAT AFC MAINS AFC SALAD & DRESSING AFC SANDWICHES AFC SAUCES & CONDIMENTS GFS VACUUM PACK TOFU TOFU

Maple Bourbon Tofu Cubes – GOAT

MAPLE BOURBON TOFU CUBES – GOAT Life can be sweet, and so can tofu be elevated to haute cuisine status! Serve as appetizer or small plate! Yes, the Bourbon Barrel Aged Grade A Maple Syrup really does taste like bourbon. Good enough to drink. I’ll have a shot of the bourbon maple syrup with a […]

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AFC APPETIZER ANIMAL-FREE MEAT BEANS-LEGUMES SEAWEED SUSHI

Hot Diggity Sushi

HOT DIGGITY SUSHI Pickled carrot and ginger stuffed pan-fried veggie dogs. Laid on a bed of Barbecue Bean Paste on a sheet of roasted seaweed. Rolled and cut into disks. Served with a CREAMY ITALIAN ORANGE SAUCE! Serves 4-8

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RESTAURANT REVIEWS - WRITTEN RESTAURANT REVIEWS VIA PHOTOS SAKANA SUSHI FUSION LOUNGE TOFU

SAKANA SUSHI FUSION LOUNGE

GRAY BLACK RED WHITE DECOR. ENERGIZING.

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AFC MAINS COOKING WITH LARGE CANS/bags GFS VACUUM PACK TOFU MUSHROOMS SAUERKRAUT TOFU YAMS

Sauerkraut Skillet Dish

SAUERKRAUT SKILLET DISH Pan-fried mushrooms, shredded vacuum packed tofu and canned yams mixed with squeezed sauerkraut. Added herbs and spice make everything nice! Especially the chew! This is a dry dish; if you want it wetter, then squeeze the sauerkraut less, okay? Serves 6

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AFC GOAT AFC MAINS AFC SAUCES & CONDIMENTS ANIMAL-FREE MEAT ANIMAL-FREE MILK PRODUCTS PASTA

AFC BLEU Cheese And Beef Cream Sauce GOAT

AFC BLEU Cheese And Beef Cream Sauce GOAT Gardein ground beef tastes better than beef. Team it up with plant blue cheese dressing plus plant blue cheese crumbles mixed with sweet red roasted peppers and you have yourself a GOAT RECIPE that’s actually simple to make! Add to that a heavy plant cream and you […]

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AFC APPETIZER AFC BREAKFAST AFC SAUCES & CONDIMENTS ANIMAL-FREE MILK PRODUCTS CAULIFLOWER GFS VACUUM PACK TOFU PICKLES TOFU TOFUTTI TURMERIC

Riced Cauliflower And Tofu Scramble

RICED CAULIFLOWER TOFU SCRAMBLE Use as hot breakfast egg and hash brown replacement dish. Or, spread on a rustic whole grain or Russian black bread sandwich. Or, hollow out and stuff tomatoes, large or small, and serve as appetizer (cocktail or cherry tomatoes) or as main dish salad (large tomato)! Served with a savory animal-free […]

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AFC BREAKFAST AFC SALAD & DRESSING AFC SANDWICHES AFC TOAST GFS VACUUM PACK TOFU LIQUID SMOKE TOFU TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

Tofu Cheese And Egg Shreds

Tofu Cheese And Egg Shreds Deconstructed is what some might call it. I call it tasty and texturally satisfying- like cheese and egg! Serve warm or cold! Serve on breakfast toast with a slice of breakfast sausage or as shown below. Makes 5 servings Vacuum packed tofu usually made for restaurants because they deep-fry better […]

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BREAD

Fresh Jewish Rye Bread Crumbs

Rye bread makes better fresh breadcrumbs because they’re drier and coarser in texture. No need to remove crusts.

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AFC APPETIZER AFC BREAKFAST AFC MAINS BLACK HIMALAYAN SALT TOFU

Pan-Fried Tofu Squares

PAN-FRIED TOFU SQUARES Extra-firm tofu squares pan-fried in extra virgin olive oil seasoned with Black Himalayan salt, cocoa powder, garlic, black pepper and tarragon. Serve as appetizer, over salads, as the main dish protein or for breakfast as an egg substitute. Many uses – all tasty and satisfying! Easy to make! Makes 4 servings

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AFC PIZZA AFC SAUCES & CONDIMENTS EGGPLANT TOFUTTI

Baba White Sauce For Pizza

RE: White Pizza Sauce When white pizza sauce was first offered to the mainstream decades ago I automatically thought it meant white sauce as opposed to the traditional red sauce. Like the white sauce used in biscuits and gravy, that’s how my mind saw it. Red or white sauce, they ask? You have white sauce? […]

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AFC GUIDES AFC PIZZA

PIZZA TOAST IS ON THE WAY

Do You Know Why PIZZA HOUSES Don’t Make Pizza On Bread? Because it’s so good and so easy that you wouldn’t want to go out to a pizza house for it – you could make it yourself. How many times have you been disappointed with your yeast risen pizza?? I used to think the dough […]

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WALK THE TALK

Walking In A Rainbow

sweet white corn and summer tomatoes Popsicle sticks writing in hot, sticky tar, on hot streets, on hot summer days. Sitting on the curb with tanned shoulders bending to the ground by the weight of the sun. Spider webs sparkling in the morning dew. Cool, summer streams filling the air with rushing sounds of clear […]

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AFC GUIDES PUDDING/PIE

Standardized Viscosity

Standardized Viscosity Ever notice how there’s only one basic consistency of pudding or mousse or gelatin, even gravy? I don’t know who sets the standard, but it happens and for whatever reason everybody who sells pudding, mousse, gelatin, even gravy either copies one another or they settle into one viscosity level. A cook assigned to […]

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AFC SAUCES & CONDIMENTS

It’s Cheaper Than Mayonnaise

MAPLE MUSTARD KETCHUP SAUCE Use this luxury condiment in place of the traditional mayonnaise for coleslaw, potato salad, macaroni salad, or as a condiment on burgers, subs and other sandwiches. French fries and deep-fried or oven-roasted veggies too! The maple syrup isn’t used for flavoring purposes, but for it’s syrupy consistency! So Nice!! So easy […]

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AFC SAUCES & CONDIMENTS SPICE TIME IMITATION CHICKEN BOUILLON

Easiest IMITATION CHICKEN Gravy

EASIEST IMITATION CHICKEN GRAVY There’s no chicken in this gravy, no animal-free chicken either. Just broth that tastes and textures like plain chicken gravy absent the meat. In a taste test, this is the one you’ll choose as the real chicken gravy! Makes 5-1/2 cups

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AFC GOAT AFC SOUP DELIGHT SOY CHICKEN RICE CREAM SPICE TIME IMITATION CHICKEN BOUILLON

Rice Cream Soy Chicken Soup – GOAT

RICE CREAM DELIGHT SOY CHICKEN SOUP – GOAT Delight Soy chicken nuggets transform into plump pieces of delight when cooked in this velvety rich faux chicken soup. Chicken never tasted so good! Made with a rice base called RICE CREAM adds of onion cooked till sweet, fresh green beans and fresh cilantro. A little fresh grind […]

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AFC SOUP ANIMAL-FREE MILK PRODUCTS BEANS-LEGUMES ONIONS PASTA SPICE TIME IMITATION CHICKEN BOUILLON TOMATOES

Smoky Tomato Corn Chowder

Smoky Tomato Corn Chowder Yes, chowder made with macaroni instead of potatoes, and tomatoes too. White corn, peas, lima beans, roasted tomato and sweet red roasted pepper. Garlic, thyme, smoked paprika, liquid smoke – fresh basil too! Chowder it with FORAGER CASHEWMILK YOGURT and extra virgin olive oil! A Treat to be sure as is, […]

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AFC GRILLED/TOASTED SANDWICHES AFC SANDWICHES ANIMAL-FREE MEAT ANIMAL-FREE MILK PRODUCTS

AFC Toasted Cheese Sandwich

AFC TOASTED CHEESE SANDWICH Makes 1 or more

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AFC SANDWICHES ANIMAL-FREE MEAT CELERY HOMINY

Hominy Meat Tortilla Wraps

add on for HOMINY MEAT HOMINY MEAT TORTILLA WRAPS Flour tortillas filled with HOMINY MEAT, tomatoes and green chilies plus celery, wrapped and pan-fried till golden, cut in half and ladled with TOMATO CORN SAUCE. Topped with tomatoes and green chilies with a sprinkling of fine dice celery! Makes as many as you want

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AFC GLOBAL MISSIONS ABSOLUTE

AFC GLOBAL MISSIONS ABSOLUTE

Missions regarding: All of Sharon’s writing, cooking and art sites – free style, editorial, prose, activism AFC GLOBAL MISSIONS ABSOLUTE I am on a mission to keep animals out of my food, medicine, clothing, non-food products, science, engineering, art, architecture, entertainment… I do not have to debate the mission. I already know where I stand. […]

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AFC GOAT AFC SALAD & DRESSING ANIMAL-FREE MILK PRODUCTS MEASURING

UPDATE ON DAIYA CREAMY DRESSINGS

Recently when developing a DECONSTRUCTED BOLOGNAISE BLEU I purchased as one of the ingredients daiya BLUE CHEEZE DRESSING to add to the sauce. When I see on the bottle that it containe 8 ounces, my brain naturally assumes that means one cup. Unfortunately it does not. So in future when a recipe calls for 8 […]

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AFC APPETIZER ANIMAL-FREE MEAT COLLARDS

ORGANIC COLLARD AND VEGGIE HOT DOG APPETIZER

When I first saw these greens art the local market, I thought they were kale or swiss chard because of the curly edges and lumpy leaves, but no, they were organic collard greens. So I bought some along with a package of LIGHT LIFE JUMBO SMART DOGS and did the only logical thing. It’s such […]

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AFC MAINS ANIMAL-FREE MEAT BEANS-LEGUMES COLLARDS SAUERKRAUT

Collard-Wrapped Veggie Dog Casserole

Veggie Dogs In Collard Wraps With Bourbon Beans And Bavarian Sauerkraut Youch. I ate these for breakfast till they were gone. The collard wraps make the Veggie SMART DOGS juicier than when not wrapped. Everything just fit so nicely! Serve hot, cold or at room temperature. Surprise your guests at your next event where food […]

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AFC APPETIZER AFC SALAD & DRESSING AFC SIDES ANIMAL-FREE MILK PRODUCTS CAULIFLOWER TOMATOES

Cauliflower Antipasto

CAULIFLOWER ANTIPASTO SIMPLY MADE. SIMPLY DELICIOUS. The various textures of the cauliflower, dried tomatoes and cheese work perfectly here! Serves 6 appetizers, salads or sides

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AFC MAINS CABBAGE RICE

LAZY GOLUMPKI

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AFC SAUCES & CONDIMENTS CHEF'S HELPER CHOP-DICE-CHUNK CUTTING FRUIT FRUIT ORANGE, LEMON, LIME PICKLES

Pickled Orange Rind Sticks

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AFC SANDWICHES ANIMAL-FREE MEAT JUST EGG

Yves Bacon And Just Egg Sandwich

A breakfast, lunch or dinner sandwich that aims to please with comfort and pizazz! Makes 1 or as many as you want

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RESTAURANT REVIEWS - WRITTEN RESTAURANT REVIEWS VIA PHOTOS

AREPAZO LATINO & BAR

I’m beginning to think there’s something off about this block at Detroit and Warren. Nothing moves in and stays. I’m not expecting this one to stay long either. It’s a huge space and they just don’t have the set up for something so large. Steve and I ventured in on a weekday mid afternoon. It […]

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RESTAURANT REVIEWS - WRITTEN RESTAURANT REVIEWS VIA PHOTOS TOFU VOODOO TUNA

VOODOO TUNA Lakewood, Ohio

SUSHI BAR & RESTAURANT ASIAN FUSION I’ll tell you right out of the gate, the sake wine was the best part of this meal. This is one of those examples of everything looking better than it tasted and textured. When the pot stickers came out I was surprised firstly by the appearance; they resembled jumbo […]

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ALADDIN'S EATERY RESTAURANT REVIEWS - WRITTEN RESTAURANT REVIEWS VIA PHOTOS

Aladdin’s Eatery WestLake, Ohio

Located at Crocker Park Open-Air Mall Steve and I went all the way out to Crocker Park for lunch and there wasn’t much in the way of animal-free options on anybody’s menu, so we settled on Aladdin’s Eatery knowing at least whatever we got wouldn’t contain animals. Well, not the entire menu is animal-free, but […]

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WALK THE TALK

GOD IS THE RECIPE

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE RECIPE. The Recipe Is Everything That Matters. THE RECIPE IS THE ONLY THING THAT MATTERS. You say you don’t want a recipe. You laugh and say we don’t need your crazy dumass recipes. You’re dismissive when you say it’s not helping us. We need help you say, and all you do […]